How to remove adware from Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera and IE

A lot of users are thinking, should they remove Oursurfing from computer or not? Because page doesn’t look like it can cause any harm. Just minimalistic style with a search bar in the middle – nothing special. However, as you know there is an incredible amount of malicious software and add-ons on the Internet which are able to track user’s browsing history, provide numerous ads and hijack browsers. Unlike viruses these do not damage your computer directly, however they are slowing it down, providing fake information within browsers, redirecting users to various suspicious websites and collecting user’s personal information and transferring it to the third parties. Through, if you like to be redirected instead of your desired page to the pages like “A million ways to make money online” or “Lose weight in 5 minutes” – you probably should keep Oursurfing adware on your computer. If you want to expose your personal data to the third parties you also should not get rid of


Additionally, a lot of utilities and extensions installed by Oursurfing browser hijacker are able to periodically take screenshots of your screen and send them to the remote server. Also those malicious programs can be remotely automatically updated and at any moment harmless extension that only provides advertisements can be transformed into Trojan that will steal your logins and passwords or even credit cards information. And the worst part of this scenario is that you won’t be able to stop that, because most of the anti-viruses software does not scan adware like Oursurfing. That’s why you should get rid of Oursurfing virus as soon as possible before it’s too late.

Most of the times, users are installing Oursurfing adware without their knowledge. It happens when user looks for some PC utility to boost performance or some download manager software and he clicks on the first link provided by search engine. User doesn’t want to look for official website or pay some money for software, he just wants to quickly install the program and use it already. In the end he is downloading the program from dubious website or from some suspicious link provided on forum and as a result the program is bundled with adware like Of course user don’t want to waste his time reading EULA, he just clicks “Next” and selects express installation. Doing that user just accepted any agreement and accepted the installation of any additional program included in the bundle and it could be literally anything from adware to Trojans. We have all done those mistakes and we are trying to drag users’ attention to learn from our mistakes and try to avoid them.

Below you will find a manual instruction how to remove from Chrome, Firefox and IE. Perform all of the steps in the correct order and you will uninstall Oursurfing from your PC. Also you can download and install automatic Oursurfing removal tool and get rid of Oursurfing adware with just a few clicks. adware Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for adware

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Manual Removal Instruction for adware

Step 1
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs). adware remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program. adware remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall adware and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the adware or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them. adware remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove adware from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the adware and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove adware from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove adware from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled adware completely.
  • Remove adware from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove adware from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select adware and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove adware from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove adware from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove adware completely.
  • Remove adware from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the adware and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove adware completely.
  • Remove adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the OURSURFING.COM ADWARE and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 08/18/2015 05:33 PM;